The dried seeds of the papilionaceous plants (Leguminosae) are called legumes. The legumes comprise 700 genera and almost 18,000 species. From the most important cultivated plant on earth, we have cultivated the legumes native to our region in a completely natural way. Legumes are among the most important staple foods because they contain healthy ingredients.
Of all vegetable foods, legumes have the highest protein content (proteins), compared to cereals the protein content is up to three times higher. In addition, there are carbohydrates, fibre, vitamins (B1) or minerals such as iron, potassium and magnesium.
Secondary plant substances such as phytoestrogens and phytosterols have a positive effect on the body’s cholesterol balance. In order to prevent cancer or cardiovascular diseases, nutritionists recommend eating pulses at least once a week. They are the ideal companion for a wholesome, healthy diet.